The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 19 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.26% 1.31% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 1.36% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £24,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 147 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 97.83% 96.08% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 131 106
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (25.00%) MISRA
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Firebase
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Bower
4 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Firebase
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bower
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google